Senior Hardware Product Engineers Motor Controls

American Axle   detroit, MI   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on May 3, 2022
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American Axle & Manufacturing has openings for Senior Hardware Product Engineers – Motor Controls in Detroit, Michigan. Job duties include:

  1. Leading the project planning, design, development testing and release of new products such as electric motors, sensors, and motor control products for automotive driveline applications.
  2. Specifying the design and validation requirements for various motor, sensor, and motor control products for automotive driveline applications.
  3. Participating in design, debug, analysis, and validation of various motor, sensor, and motor control products, and resolving problems throughout product development cycle.
  4. Verifying the design of new products or product enhancements by completing various analysis such as stack up analysis, DFMEA, Finite Element Analysis, Design for Assembly and Manufacturing studies, and Noise, Vibration, and Harshness studies.
  5. Using software modeling, simulation and testing tools including Matlab/Simulink, Vector CANape, Pspice, to aid the design and verification of electric motor, sensor, and motor controls products.
  6. Performing bench testing to evaluate product concept, performance as well as electrical and mechanical interface to overall system.
  7. Supporting the software implementation of motor control algorithms, motor thermal models and diagnostic strategies.

 

Position Requires:  Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Electronic Engineering, or equivalent foreign education, and 5 years’ post baccalaureate progressive experience working in the electric motor and controls development field is required.  5 years of experience is required in each of the following:

  1. Automotive electrical and electronic product development.
  2. Electric motor design, development, component selection, programming, testing, evaluation, implementation, installation, and troubleshooting.
  3. Product analysis, including stack-ups, DFMEA, Finite Element Analysis, Design for Assembly and Manufacturing studies, and Noise, Vibration, and Harshness studies.
  4. Conducting lab tests and analyzing test results of electric motor, sensor, and motor control products.
  5. Using software modeling, simulation and testing tools including Matlab/Simulink, Vector CANape, Pspice, to aid the design and verification of electric motor, sensor, and motor controls products.

 

Experience may be obtained concurrently.

 

Applicants should apply at careers.aam.com and reference job ID# JREQ-195514